The Winslow Boy

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Release Date: April 30, 1999


Adapted from the play by Terrence Rattigan -- which was earlier made into a film in 1948 -- this is the tale of a young navel cadet who is brought to trial after being accused of stealing a 5 shilling postal note.

Unusual for Mamet who most often goes for the guttural, visceral and downright profane, this is a nuanced drama that shows the effects the trial has on everyone involved.

Director: David Mamet
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Nigel Hawthorne, Jeremy Northam, Rebecca Pidgeon, Gemma Jones, Guy Edwards, Matthew Pidgeon, Colin Stinton, Aden Gillett, Sarah Flind, Sara Stewart, Alan Polanski, Carly Chaikin
Writer(s): David Mamet
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